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Would you sacrifice your soul to see into the mind of a serial killer for seven days? Justice will be served, but never before like this. Sessions, a mind-bending psychological noir, delves into the minds of two women as they go head-to-head in seven therapy sessions, taking the terms “treatment” and “killer” and flipping them on their heads. Is there a real life family connection to the killer’s evil?
And if she has never been caught, is there someone infamous in her life who has? The "Entity" marks its territory through the pastoral environs of Vermont; Mount Mansfield, a Burlington art gallery, a sugar maple farm and inside the psychiatrist’s office, housed within a majestic Victorian mansion eerily familiar to more than one soul. This is not a police procedural, my friends...

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Are you game to be a fly on this therapy wall?
Well, have a seat in the waiting room, won't you? Your Sessions are about to begin…
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STOP Not Writing - The Writer Avoidance Addict Recovery Book I Wish I Had Years Ago



Courtesy libbycole.wordpress.com

There’s a time in every writer’s life when they so want to write but something, or many things, hold them back. Every hack looks at this road block as unfair, and if you’re a perfectionist or a Doer, negative emotions bubble up to the surface which makes the matter even worse.

Doubt
Fear
Lack of Knowledge/Experience

The Holy Trinity of a thing called Writer’s Block.

If you gain the knowledge and experience and kill the doubt and bore the fear, you become a prolific writer, and your professional literary dreams will come true. As long as you acknowledge the existence, and necessity, of the fourth ingredient…

Hard work.

So many new writers view this profession as completely romantic. They see Paris in the springtime, erudite conversations in swank cafes by night. Love making by the Seine and words flowing like champagne as the after-effect.

Rrright.
Uh-huh.
I’d so make time for those lovely moments, but in between hacking out four pages of babbling junk I’ll probably delete later, I have to empty the dishwasher, feed the cats and decide if I have enough upper body strength to detangle my hair…or change the pajamas I’ve been wearing for the last three days straight while trying to pen the next literary epic I just know will come in only second to the Bible for publishing popularity.
Sooo romantic and realistic, yes?

Writing is a journey. It’s a human experience. It’s an artistic process.
It’s not a destination nor a place where accolades or approval lie.
It’s a fight with Self and requires the patience of Job to pull off something the world “might” read while not barfing because of the read.
It’s a calling. It’s a putting oneself out there to be critiqued, ridiculed, hated... and loved.
And if the desire has been with you since you can remember, it’s an “illness” that can never be cured.

So what do you do?
How do you get from desire to doing?

Learn from my mistakes and the pitfalls that have come upon my writer’s group members of these last ten years, and read STOP Not Writing.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07RZJJQS8



It’s a no-holds-barred layman’s approach to get you away from the dream and get you doing the work. There is no enabling or flashy buzz words or intimidating elitist crap. STOP lays down what you need to accept and to do in order to become a serious wordsmith. No more, no less.

I wrote STOP as the book I wish I’d had when I first started.
I am this mentor to new writers now that I wish I’d had when I first started.




You can take a sneak peek at STOP here to see if it’s something you’d like to read in its entirety or click the book picture if you'd like to purchase STOP now from Amazon books. Each chapter has exercises that will get you to alter your mindset and eradicate those many avoidance tricks you’ve applied over the years that have left you with no completed works and nothing but regrets.

Learn from STOP and start producing now.
What have you got to lose but unfulfilled dreams and empty notebooks?

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B J's Bookshelf...

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The Hobbit
Sessions
The Joy Luck Club
All the King's Men
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Mansfield Park
Faust: First Part
The Catcher in the Rye
Islands in the Stream
And the Sea Will Tell
Animal Farm
Charlotte's Web
Sophie's Choice
Angela's Ashes
Memoirs of a Geisha
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Hunt for Red October


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B J's Literary Heros ~ Ernest Hemingway ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald ~ James A. Michener ~ Herman Wouk ~ James Jones ~ Vincent Bugliosi

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